View of Hyde Park Corner, London, following alterations

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RIBApix ref no RIBA20935
Architect/DesignerBurton, Decimus (1800-1881)
Artist/PhotographerBurton, Decimus (1800-1881)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1822
Image Date1822
StyleClassical Revival
Library ReferenceSC5/13(2)
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Decimus Burton was responsible for planning the lay-out of Hyde Park (in 1825) and its south-east corner (Hyde Park Corner). He designed the triumphal arch, the Wellington or Constitution Arch, to form the main western entrance to St. James's Park and Green Park.

Subject tags

town planning, construction sites, parks, triumphal arches